The CID picked up the burnt hair from the backyard of the suspect
The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) on Tuesday, 23 November 2021 picked up what is suspected to be the burnt hair of a woman who was allegedly killed by her boyfriend and kept in a refrigerator at Fiave, a suburb of Ho in the Volta Region.
The CID picked up the burnt hair from the backyard of the suspect.
A rod suspected to have been used to control the burning was also picked up from the backyard of the suspect.
Additionally, the Police picked up some documents from the suspect’s room to aid with investigations.
The Police further discovered a carpet soaked with blood in the suspect’s room.
Some clothes used to conceal the body were also soaked with blood.
However, residents have described the couple as inseparable.
They indicated that, they were always seen together.
A man at Fiave in the Volta regional capital of Ho, identified only as Frank, allegedly killed his girlfriend and kept her body in a refrigerator.
According to residents of the area, a strong stench was emanating from the suspect’s room with flies hovering around the door and windows.
Some residents broke into the suspect’s room and found the body of the deceased, whose name was only given as Lizzy, believed to be his girlfriend.
She was put into a white double-decker refrigerator.
A police team of investigators was deployed to the scene after receiving information from some residents about the incident.
The body of the deceased was found in a state of decomposition.
The body has since been deposited at the Ho municipal hospital morgue for autopsy and preservation.
The police has also begun a search for the suspect.